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by Arnoldhar
Fri Jul 29, 2022 5:53 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale/Wanted
Topic: How much
Replies: 32
Views: 1822

Re: How much

That is a 100% genuine car, what’s worrying is I remember Albert buying the car!
by Arnoldhar
Mon Jan 24, 2022 7:37 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: capri ghia wheel tyre sizes
Replies: 13
Views: 944

Re: capri ghia wheel tyre sizes

According to the Ford brochure of September 78, the only capris that had 185/70/13 tyres as standard were the 3litre S and Ghia, all others had 165/13, the 185’s were an option however I believe this changed late 79 to 185 being standard fitment. I always used to get people telling me that I had the...
by Arnoldhar
Thu Dec 09, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Windscreen washer not working
Replies: 25
Views: 1783

Re: Windscreen washer not working

My front washer only works when the wipers are on, I am not even sure if that’s correct but that’s how they work so worth a go, easy to press the stork without them on and think they don’t work like I did!
by Arnoldhar
Thu Nov 11, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Fitting Superflex TCA Inner Bushes
Replies: 15
Views: 928

Re: Fitting Superflex TCA Inner Bushes

Turn the set up side way so the bush is flat on the vice,then hit it with the biggest lump hammer you can find, that’s how Tickover do it .I had the same issue with steering shake, these bushes sorted it, aftermarket bushes in TCA’s are not what they were when Ford made them, anyway that’s what I fo...
by Arnoldhar
Tue Sep 14, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: New addition...
Replies: 15
Views: 1195

Re: New addition...

Nick that's looks the NUTS!, same people that did mine

catch up soon i hope

Andy
by Arnoldhar
Sun Apr 25, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Non starting fuel issue
Replies: 13
Views: 1620

Re: Non starting fuel issue

Maybe worth confirming that you have the flow and return fuel lines around the correct way, if the flow is on the return it won’t drag up any fuel just air
by Arnoldhar
Sat Mar 27, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Four Spoke Wheel Refurbishment
Replies: 3
Views: 733

Re: Four Spoke Wheel Refurbishment

Try these two

https://www.lepsons.com/

https://spitandpolish.co.uk

I think you will be looking at £80 a wheel for a proper job, used them both over the years both were good
by Arnoldhar
Sat Mar 13, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: rear quarter window sealing
Replies: 29
Views: 2842

Re: rear quarter window sealing

There is not a foam gasket, it’s just a good mastic bed. Ford used to make a kit, it was like mastic but cured with a voltage . There are very small plastic packers that lift the glass off the quarter panel and you just push it back until the window trim sits flush. The mastic is hidden by the black...
by Arnoldhar
Thu Feb 11, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: 40 Today - National Car Buying Day
Replies: 5
Views: 702

Re: 40 Today - National Car Buying Day

As my car was Sorn at the time it didn’t matter I did all the comms with dvla prior to April 1st so the build date was 1978, just before April 1st I sent then the change in taxation class form, the on April the first when I went to the post office as if by magic an extra box appeared on there comput...
by Arnoldhar
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:37 am
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: MK3 Windscreen and rubber for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 1658

Re: MK3 Windscreen and rubber for sale

Had it few years as a spare when I got pilkingtons to make it,they were on sheepy then. Hope your all ok, I am hibernating until March I expect, not worth the risk
by Arnoldhar
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:30 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: MK3 Windscreen and rubber for sale
Replies: 7
Views: 1658

Re: MK3 Windscreen and rubber for sale

I have a brand new non tinted large screen with triplex logo laminated for an early mk3 still in its rapping
by Arnoldhar
Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Enfield pageant 2021
Replies: 5
Views: 1385

Enfield pageant 2021

Seen this Nick?, the 2021 cancellations begin Enfield Pageant Of Motoring 12 December at 18:07 · We are very sorry to announce that we will not be presenting the Enfield Pageant of Motoring in 2021. The uncertainty of the Covid 19 situation and changing guidelines mean that its isn't possible to pla...
by Arnoldhar
Sat Dec 12, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Seen this and thought of Peter...
Replies: 20
Views: 3316

Re: Seen this and thought of Peter...

Jason I think it’s been there about 5 years, but the barrier to let’s southfleeters pass thought in cars has only just been lifted maybe that why you have never seen it
by Arnoldhar
Sat Dec 12, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Seen this and thought of Peter...
Replies: 20
Views: 3316

Re: Seen this and thought of Peter...

Jason, the spitfire is fibreglass and the cars are classic Bentleys, I believe the owners is an ex commercial pitot, my neighbour knows him,
by Arnoldhar
Sun Jul 19, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Suspension legs stickers
Replies: 2
Views: 768

Re: Suspension legs stickers

Try this 1/2 the price, shame they have not been made with “EB” for capri

https://stage1.org.uk/product/sachs-fro ... -stickers/
by Arnoldhar
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Parts For Sale/Wanted
Topic: MK3 fuel tank breather valve
Replies: 2
Views: 949

MK3 fuel tank breather valve

Guys, does anyone happen to have a spare non return breather valve for a non injection tank, i think mine is letting by as the fuel keeps draining back to the tank when the car is standing for a few days

thanks
by Arnoldhar
Thu Jun 04, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Rant and Rave
Topic: Garage Floor
Replies: 45
Views: 7539

Re: Garage Floor

Your just missing the mirrors now Nick
by Arnoldhar
Thu May 14, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Pinto engine coolant hoses
Replies: 9
Views: 1709

Re: Pinto engine coolant hoses

Dan, all you need to do it link the 2 existing pipe that come from the bulkhead to the auto choke then from the choke to the manifold . i don't believe that they make a pipe for this in one section
by Arnoldhar
Wed May 13, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Pinto engine coolant hoses
Replies: 9
Views: 1709

Re: Pinto engine coolant hoses

Getting a little bored now, how about you?